Some weeks ago we were pleased to be approached by the John Bunyan Boat organisers to cater for some of their river cruises. For those of you who do not know, the boat is run by volunteers and raises funds toward expanding and protecting the river locally through the Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust. […]
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We at the Cloverdale Retreat, are disturbed by the issue of plastic pollution. As a result, we discontinued purchasing plastic disposables last year. The remaining stock in hand (mostly food containers), will be gradually phased out being replaced by compostable substitutes. You may have already noticed the introduction of alternative disposable cups. We hope you […]
On 8th December the local Sustrans have organised a ‘Santa Scoot’. Buggies, walkers and scooters will be welcome to take part (No bikes on this occasion however). The Cloverdale Retreat Coffee Shop are pleased to support this charity event by providing some refreshments at the end of the event.
Below is a recent customer review for the Retreat. The person was positive about every single aspect! “A lovely cafe , next to the lake. Natural light is abundant , thanks to a large window which extends down one side of the cafe. It’s great to know too that they use solar power, generated from […]
The Poppy Walk for honour in aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal was held again in the Park on Sunday 12th August and featured live music. We were glad to support them with an electricity supply and collection box as in previous years.
The Park hosted the Race for Life events again this year which are in aid of Cancer Research UK. This was on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July and attracted huge crowds. We opened earlier on those days.
If you have yet to do so, why not try our Award Winning ice cream on your next visit to the Retreat. We have received numerous good comments since serving a range of these products from the beginning of April this year. Additionally whipped ice cream is available from our mobile trailer on days when […]
This autumn has been substantially busier than last autumn and peaked during the kids half term holidays which was the week beginning 23rd October 2017. At times we were full to capacity! We thank all our customers for their increasing support.
The opening of the outside decking area in late June 2017 gave rise to a very busy Summer at the Retreat. The decking is a great success and very popular to a wide range of visitors including dog owners. The busiest day to date at the Priory Country Park was on 2nd September when the […]
We are excited about the new decking area which is coming soon at the Retreat. It will be about 125 square metres and elevated above the grass by 0.5 metres in order to be level with the internal floor. Work is scheduled to start in early June. There will be direct access via a new […]
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